Official Appointments
May 23, 2024
The Rev. Leonard Jacobs, Parochial Vicar of St. John Neumann Parish, St. Charles — to retire with the permission of The Most Reverend Bishop, effective August 10, 2024.
 
The Rev. Ryan B. Browning — to be Pastor of St. Peter Parish, Geneva, effective June 13, 2024.
 
The Rev. Kevin M. Butler — to be Pastor of Sacred Heart Parish, Marengo, effective June 13, 2024. 
 
The Rev. Brian A. Geary — to be Pastor of St. Paul the Apostle Parish, Sandwich, effective June 13, 2024. 
 
The Rev. Andrew T. Mulcahey — to be Pastor of Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish, Aurora, effective June 13, 2024. 
 
The Rev. Timothy P. Mulcahey — to be Pastor of St. James Parish, Belvidere, effective June 13, 2024.
 
The Rev. Joseph P. Naill — to be Pastor of St. John the Baptist Parish, Somonauk, effective June 13, 2024. 
 
The Rev. Sylvester Nnaso — to be Pastor of St. Patrick Parish, McHenry, effective June 13, 2024.
 
The Rev. Romeo L. Pavino — to be Pastor of Church of Holy Apostles Parish, McHenry, effective June 13, 2024.  
 
The Rev. David A. Peck — to be Pastor of St. Laurence Parish, Elgin, effective June 
13, 2024.  
 
The Rev. Bernard J. Sehr — to be Pastor of St. Mary Parish, Oregon, and St. Mary Parish, Polo, effective June 13, 2024.  
 
The Rev. Paul C. White — to be Pastor of St. John Neumann Parish, St. Charles, effective June 13, 2024.
 
The Rev. Dario Z. Endiape — to be Parochial Administrator of St. Thomas More Parish, Elgin, effective June 13, 2024.  
 
The Rev. David C. Finn — to be Parochial Administrator of St. Charles Borromeo Parish, Hampshire, effective June 13, 2024. 
 
The Rev. Edilberto H. Jarapa — to be Parochial Administrator of St. Mary Parish, East Dubuque and Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish, Menominee, effective June 13, 2024.  
 
The Rev. Rafael A. Parafina — to be Parochial Administrator of St. Peter Parish, South Beloit and Church of the Holy Spirit Parish, Roscoe, effective July 12, 2024.  
 
The Rev. Julius B. Clavero — to be Parochial Vicar of Holy Family Parish, Rockford, effective July 1, 2024.  
 
The Rev. Matthew M. DeBlock — to be Parochial Vicar of St. John Neumann Parish, St. Charles, effective June 13, 2024. 
 
The Rev. Aaron Downing  — to be Parochial Vicar of St. Thomas the Apostle, Crystal Lake, effective June 13, 2024. 
 
The Rev. Jhakson A. Garcia, Parochial Vicar of Church of Holy Apostles Parish, McHenry — to be also Parochial Vicar of SS. Peter and Paul Parish, Cary, effective June 13, 2024.  
 
The Rev. Sean E. Grismer, STL. — to be Parochial Vicar of St. Peter Parish, Geneva, effective August 1, 2024.  
 
The Rev. James Linkenheld, JCL. — to be Parochial Vicar of St. Bridget Parish, Loves Park and to continue in the Diocesan Tribunal, effective June 13, 2024. 
 
The Rev. Jack T. Reichardt, Director of the Diocesan Vocation Office — to be also Parochial Vicar of Christ the Teacher University Parish, DeKalb, effective June 13, 2024.
 
The Rev. César Rodríguez — to be Parochial Vicar of St. Nicholas Parish, Aurora, effective June 13, 2024.  
 
The Rev. Lino Smith — to be Parochial Vicar of St. Monica Parish, Carpentersville, effective July 1, 2024.  
 
The    Rev.    Alexander Suárez — to be Parochial Vicar of St. Rita of Cascia Parish, Aurora, effective June 13, 2024.  
 
The Rev. William Tunarosa, Parochial Vicar of St. Thomas the Apostle Parish, Crystal Lake — to be also Parochial Vicar of Sacred Heart Parish, Marengo, effective June 13, 2024.  
 
The Rev. Dennis L. Vargas — to be Parochial Vicar of St. Mary Parish, Huntley, effective June 13, 2024.  
 
The Rev. Jhon E. Capera —to be Coordinator of Hispanic Ministry for the DeKalb Deanery, effective June 13, 2024.
 
The Rev. Robert C. Blood — to be Spiritual Director/Assistant Principal of Boylan Catholic High School, Rockford and be Parochial Vicar at St. Peter Parish, South Beloit and Church of the Holy Spirit Parish, Roscoe, effective June 13, 2024. 
 
The Rev. John McFadden — to be Spiritual Director/Assistant Principal of Aurora Central Catholic High School, Aurora and be Parochial Vicar at Holy Cross Parish, Batavia, effective August 1, 2024.  
 
The Rev. Nathan Pacer — to be Spiritual Director/Assistant Principal of St. Edward Catholic High School, Elgin and be Parochial Vicar at St. Thomas More Parish, Elgin, effective June 13, 2024.     
 
The Rev. Mr. Grant Colborn — to be Parochial Vicar of St. Patrick Parish, St. Charles, effective June 13, 2024. 
 
The Rev. Mr. Jeffrey Filipski — to be Parochial Vicar of St. Bridget Parish, Loves Park, effective June 13, 2024.    
 
Given at the Chancery, May 22, 2024
 
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